Family Day 2016
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Bring the family back to campus to visit your student, hear from President Mauri Ditzler, meet other Albion parents and join the Festival of the Forks downtown event! There is a lot to see on campus, especially with all of our exciting construction projects. Your student is a part of our College community, so come and learn more about it!
Schedule of Events
8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
Coffee with Mauri
Location: Living room, Kellogg Center
Mix and mingle with other Albion Parents while making connections over light breakfast and coffee. Hear about the exciting things happening at Albion College from President Mauri Ditzler.
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Registration and Information Tent
Location: Registration Tent, Campus Quadrangle
If you pre-registered, stop here to pick up your complimentary lunch ticket(s) and more information about the day.
Parade and Festival of the Forks
Location: Downtown Albion
Meet in the Kellogg Center Living Room by 9:30 am, to walk with President Ditzler to the parade downtown.
11:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Family Picnic and Activities
Location: The Big Brit Tent, Campus Quadrangle
Enjoy a picnic style lunch with your student along with a variety of family activities, including bouce houses, corn hole games, and group photos.
12:30-1:30 p.m. Family Photo by the Rock
Location: Family Photo by the Rock
Have a unique Albion College family photo with your student in front of the Rock.Photos will be printed on the spot to the first 200 families.
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Liberal Arts Experience
Location: Vulgamore Hall
(Previously list as Mock Classes.)
Get a hands-on experience from our talented professors by rotating through the classes below. These classes will repeat every 20 minutes for four sessions.
Jeremy Kirby, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Beth Lincoln, Professor of Geology
Brad Rabquer, Associate Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Institute for Healthcare Professions
David Reimann, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Festival of the Forks, Downtown Albion
Family Day has been planned in conjunction with the City of Albion's annual Festival of the Folks, a two-day, non-stop festival of food, fun, shopping, and music in downtown Albion, Michigan. In addition to wonderful food choices, live music, guided tours of the renovations at the historic Bohm Theatre and the annual book sale, enjoy the following activities throughout the weekend.
|Friday, September 16, 2016; 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.|
|5:00 - 9:00 p.m.||Food & Vendors|
|5:00 - 9:00 p.m.||Cruise In Car Show|
|7:00 - 8:00 p.m.||Friends of Albion's Animals Pet Show|
|7:30 - 9:00 p.m.||Genesis Terrell's Gospel Revue|
|Saturday, September 17, 2016; 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|10:00 a.m.||Morning Parade|
|10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.||Live Music|
|10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.||Food & Vendors|
|11:00 - 4:00 a.m.||Kids Barnyard Bonanza|
|11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Evening Parade|